Rome – Vatican symposium “Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity”

The symposium entitled “Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity: The Moral Dimensions of Climate Change and Sustainable Development” took place on April 28th and was organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, SDSN and Religions for Peace. The goal of this summit was to help strengthen the global consensus on the importance of climate change in the context of sustainable development. The final declaration states in no uncertain terms that “human-induced climate change is a scientific reality, and its decisive mitigation is a moral and religious imperative for humanity”.